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La belle et la Bete

Abbi Seul

February 6, 2017

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Fans eagerly await new rendition of classic tale

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Anna Aughenbaugh

February 6, 2017

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On Wednesday, Feb. 1, the College of Fine Arts and Communication put on their “First Wednesday” concert. The concert was free for the public and a great opportunity to experience some great talent that Western Illinois Univ... Read more »

Sexier and more dangerous than the first

Baylee Brynteson

February 6, 2017

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The “Fifty Shades Darker” film, the second in the “Fifty Shades of Grey” trilogy, is scheduled to be released on Feb. 10. Fans expect that this movie will follow along with the book, much like the first did. If so there i... Read more »

Once Upon a Time

Alyssa Hohman

February 6, 2017

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Will there be a season 7?

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Star Wars: Taking the World by Storm

Alyssa Hohman

January 30, 2017

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The Star Wars franchise has been extremely popular since the first film came to theaters in 1977. With characters ranging from loveable to comedic relief, Star Wars has it all and it takes place “A long time ago in a galaxy f... Read more »

Women refuse to stay Quiet

Anna Aughenbaugh

January 30, 2017

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The Women’s March on Washington D.C. took place on Jan. 21 2017 and had over 500,000 women and men marching together in support of Women’s Rights. Among these numerous marchers stood a songwriter who goes by the stage nam... Read more »

Oscars are not so white anymore

Joshua Defibaugh

January 30, 2017

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Amid a dizzying week of political brouhaha fueled by, among other things, President Donald Trump’s use of executive powers in his first week as president, Press Secretary Sean Spicer all but yelling lies at White House reporte... Read more »

The Crown Season two promises to delight

Baylee Brynteson

January 30, 2017

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Season one of the Netflix drama “The Crown” was an outstanding success and received overwhelmingly positive reviews. The biographical drama, starring Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II, is a factual story about the early rei... Read more »

Netflix fortunate for Lemony Snicket revival

Anna Aughenbaugh

January 25, 2017

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Netflix never fails to excite fans over new releases of series. “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” released on Jan. 13, 2017, is no exception as social media blows up with news of this exciting new series on the popular strea... Read more »

Ed Sheeran’s Triumphant Return

Abbi Seul

January 25, 2017

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After disappearing for a year, Ed Sheeran has returned to the public eye and is ready to step up to the plate in 2017! In December 2015, Sheeran announced that he would be taking a break from music and social media because he fe... Read more »

Nintendo is Switch-ing things up

Collin Cochran

January 25, 2017

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After months of tantalizing consumers with small fragments of information, Nintendo finally gave a lengthy presentation showing off all of the juicy details about their newest gaming console, the Nintendo Switch. For those not famili... Read more »

Minimalism: A Documentary about the Important Things

Joshua Defibaugh

January 25, 2017

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A significant number of Americans tend to value the ideals of materialism, to put it mildly. Each year, American shoppers spend tens of billions of dollars on televisions, smart phones, toys, furniture, shoes, clothes and thousands... Read more »

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